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In the context of the Garden of Eden naked means condemned and deprived. Clothed means redeemed and restored. (Galatians 3:27, Romans 8:1).
Men today who have confessed Christian feelings feel redeemed and restored. When something happens they feel condemned and naked.
God said to ask Christian men “who told you you were naked?”
There are five things you should remember:
- When your day comes realize God has prepared you for the test.
- There are worldly consequences for standing on the biblical truth and Jesus Christ. We reject Jesus because we do not want to lose businesses, elections, boyfriends or girlfriends.
- There are Kingdom consequences for standing for Jesus Christ. God wants to use his Christian sons and daughters.
- God will be glorified for your courage of standing for God.
- Your life of blessing will be exceedingly and abundantly above and beyond what is expected. (Deut 28:1-14 KJV)
Everyone has leadership potential but does not aspire to leadership roles. When we harken to the voice of God we are walking in divine alignment.
Bring into line
Adjust to a line such as a plumb line
To join with others for or against a cause
An adjustment or synchronization of components so that they perform properly as created or designed.
Our body: By recognizing that our strengths, talents and sexuality are given to us by God to be used for pleasure and fulfillment according to his rules, not ours.
Our heart: By loving him more than any relationship, activity, achievement, or possession.
Our will: By committing ourselves completely to him.
What becomes of a person in the end
What will happen in spite of all efforts to prevent it
Power that is believed to determine the course of events
Something one has in mind to get or to do
Object or end for which a thing was created
When we stand on a cause we stand in alignment with God. When we perform properly there are exceedingly precious things. Our heart has to be in alignment with our body, finances (managers not owners), and our future. (Psalms 16:11, Psalms37:33, 2nd Samuel 7:19). They all tell how God works in the life of man. When man develops their own plan they become misaligned with God.
Romans 8:28-30. Every child of God is searching for answers for essential things. In the context is destiny, purpose and calling.
Predestined – (Eph 1:4) God knew about you and had a plan for you nothing can stop.
Destiny – What God created you to fulfill, what will happen in your life without anything stopping it, human pursuits.
Purpose – The objective of why God created you. Purpose for us is to be in authority, be a blessing, fruitful, multiplier and subdue. We were born to be male or female. A male was created to be a son, brother, husband, father, uncle and granddaddy. A female was created to be a sister, wife, mother, aunt and grandma.
Calling – Human doings-When we are faithful to the fundamental of calling (vocation, career, occupation) that God has predestined us to do. Don’t put a person in leadership in church if his family life is messed up. You have to be faithful to family before God reveals your calling. Calling is not just for Christian service. Some are called for education, government, entertainment media and marketing.
Laws of husbandry – How God does what he does in our life. God is the husbandman-takes care of everything he owns. (1st Corinthians 3:9). Cultivation is a season of improving and developing. Seedtime is a season of repetitious dreams, visions from God, school and saving.
Harvest – God is in control of every seed. Cultivation is the least favorite of our seasons. God will not sow in uncultivated ground. God is trying to bring us into divine alignment and bless all the works of our hand. All of our suffering is under the sovereign supervision of God. Our life never ends in cultivation, but always in harvest time.